Josh Donaldson's bases-loaded single off Fernando Rodney in the ninth inning lifted the Atlanta Braves over the Washington Nationals 4-3 on Friday night after Luke Jackson allowed a tying, two-run homer to Victor Robles in the top half.
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Nationals ace Max Scherzer had a cortisone shot Tuesday for an inflamed bursa sac in his back and hopes to be back soon.
For seven years, Bryce Harper was an integral part of the Washington Nationals both on and off the field.
Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg singled and hit a 420-foot, three-run homer in the third inning of Thursday's game against the Braves in Atlanta.
Stephen Strasburg had a three-run homer among his three hits and set a franchise-record for a pitcher with five RBI, as the surging Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 13-4 on Thursday night.
Trey Mancini hit two home runs and Baltimore pummeled the Washington Nationals' ineffective bullpen in a 9-2 victory Wednesday night that provided the Orioles with a split of the two-game interleague series.
Matt Adams and Juan Soto homered, rookie Austin Voth extended a streak of strong performances by Washington's rotation and the Nationals breezed past the neighboring Baltimore Orioles 8-1 Tuesday night.
Bumgarner to the Yankees? Stroman in Houston? We've mapped out a deadline blueprint for all 30 front offices to follow.
When D.C. was down in the dumps, it seemed Washington might actually deal ace Max Scherzer. Now that the Nats have climbed back into contention, though, expect them to buy, not sell.
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A day after a foul ball struck a child at Kauffman Stadium, the Royals said Mon. they'll extend safety netting — KC is the 7th team to announce such plans since a chilling nationally televised episode in Houston May 29 when a Cubs foul liner past third base injured a toddler. The White Sox installed netting to the foul poles — a first — and the Nationals to nearly the poles. The Dodgers, Pirates & Orioles said they'll lengthen netting and the Rangers unveiled extensions for their new ballpark opening in 2020. All 30 parks have netting to at least the far ends of the dugouts, but several fans have been injured since May 29 and pressure is mounting for more protection.
Here's the latest intel we're hearing, key names to watch, reaction to completed deals and shopping lists for every team as July 31 approaches.
The first-half rankings have been a two-team tango at the top, but the Bombers could be ready to cut in on Houston and L.A.
Maikel Franco homered with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Philadelphia Phillies a 4-3 win over the Washington Nationals on Sunday.
Juan Soto hit a go-ahead two-run homer off closer Hector Neris with two outs in the ninth and the Washington Nationals rallied for a 4-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.
Three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer, who was 7-0 with a 0.84 ERA in his last nine starts before the All-Star break, has gone on the injured list with a back strain.
Stephen Strasburg struck out six in six innings, Victor Robles hit a two-run single and the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-0 Friday night.
Manager Dave Martinez says an MRI on Max Scherzer's back came back negative.
Now that the MLB All-Star Game is over -- with hometown favorite Shane Bieber winning MVP (despite not even being the most valuable pitcher on his...
With the season officially resuming tonight, we look at the contenders, the train wrecks, the trade deadline and more.
Before speaking with MLB Commissioner Emeritus Bud Selig about his thoughts on the current state of league/player relations and other topics (38:46), Buster talks to Boog Sciambi about last night's record-setting HR Derby and Justin Verlander's fiery comments (10:27). Plus, a special HR Derby edition of "Numbers Game" with Sarah Langs (30:35).